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Some Nights -- WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR? TIME TO DECIDE
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 31973927:MV8yMTA4NzkzXzM1NTQ4MjMwX0FFMDVDRDA2] didnt their other song say something about setting the world on fire. does sound like some childish revolutionary bullcrap. misguided [/quote]
I kept hearing a song by Fun on the radio called “Some nights”. It had all these elements, plus it sounded rousing and seemed apropos of the zeitgeist of our nation in some way. So I went online to see the video.
This song asks the question “What do I stand for?” against the backdrop of the War of Northern Aggression (more widely known as the American Civil War). In this video, the singer is depicted as a soldier for the Federal Government.
The singer seems to be ambivalent about the cause, and questions his involvement, but, like all young people, is driven by his passions and the notion of a “cause”. The song has a distinct martial feeling in the rat-tat-tat of the drumming.
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